New wave or second stage? Attitudes of college women toward feminism

  title={New wave or second stage? Attitudes of college women toward feminism},
  author={Claire M. Renzetti},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  • C. Renzetti
  • Published 1 March 1987
  • Psychology, Education
  • Sex Roles
The attitudes of female subjects toward gender roles, gender inequality, and the women's movement were measured using a 24-item attitudinal inventory. Subjects tended to hold nontraditional but only moderately feminist attitudes toward gender roles. They were, however, highly aware of gender inequality and supportive of the women's movement, although they were also reluctant to identify themselves as feminists. T tests revealed that subjects most supportive of feminism were advanced students… 

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